New Gear at Cine Gear 2012
Here’s a quick selection of some of the new gear we saw at Cine Gear.
L-R: Juergen Schwinzer (Cooke/ZGC), Jon Fauer, Denny Clairmont (Clairmont Camera)
Vintage Vantage Hawk Anamorphic. Using 1974 style coating for “enhanced flares.”
New Leica Summilux-C 65 mm Prime at Band Pro booth. Note close-focus marks (1’6″ -2″ ‘in orange).
New Leica Summilux-C 16 mm lens prototype. Expected at IBC, along with 135, 29, and 65 mm
Peter Martin of Vantage Film with Carnaby Effect filter
Vantage’s Carnaby Collection creates flares and effects, especially when hit with direct light
New Tangerine Matteboxes from Andy Subratie, who formerly managed the camera rental department at ARRI Media
New Airstarfilm Space Invader helium-filled balloon light tethered above Cine Gear Magic Hour sky
Charles Vallieres of Shape WLB with shoulder rig for Canon C300/500. Press the sprint-loadedred buttons to adjust the handgrip position.
Camera right side of the Shape rig for Canon. Note how the original Canon handgrip/start-stop/function grip is moved forward (and connected via cable to camera).
Mole Richardson shallow Spacelights: Fluoresent and LED
Florescent bulbs inside shallow Mole Ricardson Space Light. Good for stages with low ceilings (Quixote on N. Fuller Ave).
Mole Richardson LED Spacelight
Airstarfilms low profile helium filled light floats comfortably against low ceilings
New focus system for Canon lenses from Optitek.org
From ZGC: New baseplate for Sony F3 with all the right connectors, power management, rosettes and rod holder
Sony F65 Power Connectors from Clairmont Camera
Larry Barton’s Cinematography Electronics standard-of-the-industry Cine Tape Measure system on ARRI Alexa with Transvideo monitor and Cooke 5/i 32 mm.
Codex Onboard-S on Sony F3
16x9Inc Baseplate with Movcam Accessories for Canon C300: handles and power breakout box at rear
Movcam accessories for Canon C300
Pawel Achtel’s lightweight underwater 3D housing for Red EPICs using Nikonos lenses at Band Pro Booth
Easyfocus works with Preston Cinema system, shown at Preston Cinema booth at Cine Gear. Easyfocus is a distance measurement tool with a touchscreen, invented by Fritz Gabriel Bauer, AAC, designer of Moviecam and Arricam.
Steve Manios, Jr of Manios Digital and Film with new Cartoni JIBO, a lightweight jib arm that fits into its own case and is good for cameras up to 33 lbs.
JIBO rhymes with Sail-Ho — weighs 25 lbs and sets up in 3 minutes
Cartoni JIBO holds cameras upright, sideways or underslung–seen here with Cartoni Spinhead
Manios Digital and Film is the US distributor for EVF (first seen at IBC) powered by AA batteries that run for about 10 hours
From Matthews: iPad holders. Very useful since the iPad is become a standard control panel for many cameras
Matthews iPad holder
The new PRO cartridge flies cameras up to 92 lb
Litegears flexible, cuttable, useful 12 volt LED strips
Hive Lighting Plasma Spacelight
Mario Desisti with new LED Fresnel Lights
Two RED Epics, Angenieux lightweight DP Zooms on Marty Mueller’s Converging Concepts 3D Rig at Radiant Images’ booth